Plastic and reconstructive surgery (medically necessary) - MBS item (52045)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

Tumour, cyst (other than a cyst associated with a tooth or tooth fragment unless it has been established by radiological examination that there is a minimum of 5 mm separation between the cyst lining and tooth structure or if a tumour or cyst has been proven by positive histopathology), ulcer or scar (other than a scar removed during the surgical approach at an operation), removal of, not being a service to which another item in groups O3 to O9 applies, involving muscle, bone, or other deep tissue (Anaes.)

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